Google is going to show a list of hot topics

10 comments

Google going Zeitgeist. Google to publish a daily top 'trends' list. More news here.

Comments

Heard while marching the GoogleStep:

"Don't vorry, ve vill tell you vhat's important"

No 59. elroy jetson s dog

My wife and I play the scratch off lottery games about once every 6 months or so, on a whim. This weekend we had one that included the Jetsons. http://www.vendiamo.com/books/JetsonsGolden.jpg
http://www.world-lotteries.org/news/wla_news_1.php?news_id=2612

We couldn't recall what the dog's name was. Yet, here is a query that looks like it could have been my wife's, lol.
http://www.google.com/trends/hottrends?sa=X
http://www.google.com/trends/hottrends?sa=X

I swear this might have been her query... but really, you mean "elroy jetson s dog" was a 'hot' query? That doesn't sound right. No crazy britney spears queries? Right....

jetsons

I think they are making a Jetson's movie soon.

odd

I'm seeing a bunch of really odd phrases that no one in his/her right mind would be searching for, let alone be "hot trends" there were even some pharma related searches in there this morning

This is just what the

This is just what the spammers need.

Why do I keep seeing this:

The image verification code you entered is incorrect.

Quote:

Quote:
I'm seeing a bunch of really odd phrases that no one in his/her right mind would be searching for, let alone be "hot trends"

Yup I am thinking that the googlites are trying real hard to make this 'feature' as useless as possible for any marketer.

Quote:
Google Trends aims to provide insights into broad search patterns. Several approximations are used when computing your results. Please keep this in mind when using it.

Source:http://www.google.com/trends/hottrends?sa=X#

Several 'approximations'... Now I wonder just what they mean by that ;-)

Quote: I'm seeing a bunch of

Quote:
I'm seeing a bunch of really odd phrases that no one in his/her right mind would be searching for, let alone be "hot trends"

Yep, its about as worthless as the hard drive data they released.

They do this stuff when they need to bury "bad" news.

What is the bad news?

That Google wants to bury hardball?

Quote: That Google wants to

Quote:
That Google wants to bury hardball?

lol, I'm sure no one is losing sleep over hardball.

Of course they do worry about their biz model and the hoax aspects of it. They are definitely white knuckles on PR knob.

This really is just more

This really is just more stuff that seo'ers shouldn't be looking at like a hawk.

Having this information as an rss feed would be interesting though, like a meta thought aggregator.

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.